Update March 10 at 3:13 p.m. ET: This article was updated the reflect the Gigabyte's revised deal price of $699 ($500 off).
The Gigabyte G5 puts powerful gaming performance at your fingertips. And for a limited time, you can own it for a fraction of the price.
Currently, Newegg offers the Gigabyte G5 for just $699 after rebate. Typically, it retails for $1,199, so that's $500 in savings. It's the second lowest price we've seen for this gaming laptop.
Hands down, this is the best RTX 30 gaming laptop deals we've seen all season.
Gigabyte manufactures some of the industry's best gaming laptops and the G5 aims to elevate your gameplay. The machine in this deal has a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, 2.7-GHz Intel Core i5-11400H CPU, 16GB of RAM and RTX 3050Ti graphics. Rounding out its specs is a 512GB SSD.
Though we didn't take this laptop for a spin, Gigabyte G5 reviews from happy owners praise its speed and power. Others appreciate its solid performance for AAA games and expandable storage option — something you rarely see on a laptop.
With a weight of 4.8 pounds and 10.15 x 14.21 x 1.09 inches, the Gigabyte G5 is on par with competing laptops. It's lighter than the Alienware m15 R4 (5.3 pounds, 14.2 x 10.9 x 0.7~0.8 inches) and slightly heavier than the Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 (4.2 pounds, 14.0 x 9.6 x 0.8 inches).
Now $500 off, the Gigabyte G5 is a solid choice if you're in the market for an affordable gaming laptop.
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Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.